Businessman Denis O’Brien leaves the Four Courts last December after giving evidence in the Red Flag case. Photograph: Collins Courts

It was perhaps not surprising that the president of the Court of Appeal, Mr Justice Seán Ryan, struck a tone of mild exasperation in parts of his judg(...)

Red Flag Consulting, whose senior staff and principals have strong historical connections to the Tony O’Reilly era at Independent News and Media, deny Denis O’Brien’s assertions. Illustration: Thisisredflag.com

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s long-running case against Red Flag Consulting returns to the courts on Friday. The Court of Appeal is set to give judgmen(...)

There are currently seven judicial vacancies across the Irish court system, including two in the High Court. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government is to proceed with plans to appoint a lay majority and chair to a body which will appoint judges in future despite intense lobbying aga(...)

Anthony Stokes at  the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court earlier this month. Photograph: Collins

Irish international footballer Anthony Stokes must pay €230,000 damages to an Elvis Presley impersonator whom he headbutted and seriously injured in a(...)

Denis O’ Brien at the High Court, Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

“I’m not going to read out the whole of the judgment, ” said Mr Justice Colm Mac Eochaidh in a soft voice. “I’ll just read out some of the passages.” (...)

Denis O Brien: The businessman is suing Red Flag over a dossier of material about him, whch  he asserts is defamatory. Photograph: David Sleator

Two employees of Red Flag Consulting, the public relations firm being sued by businessman Denis O’Brien, will not have to give him potential access t(...)

File photograph of businessman Declan Ganley campaigning against the Lisbon Treaty in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A High Court judge who once wrote a magazine article concerning Libertas, the lobby group founded by businessman Declan Ganley, has agreed not to deal(...)

On October 14th in the High Court, lawyers for Red Flag – which acknowledges creating a dossier of mainly newspaper cuttings that someone else, as yet unidentified, put on to the memory stick – expressed concern as to how Denis O’Brien had come by it. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The two people named as having been in possession in the Netherlands of the USB memory stick at the centre of the Denis O’Brien versus Red Flag Consul(...)

Garda Oliver Cully (55) claims he was assaulted, unlawfully arrested, falsely imprisoned and maliciously prosecuted as a result of an incident over a taxi fare in Dublin in the early hours of April 24th, 2004. Photograph: Courts Collins.

A garda has told a High Court jury that, while he was off duty, he was rugby tackled to the ground by other gardaí, handcuffed and arrested after quer(...)

Lawyers for Denis O’Brien have disputed the level of access being given to his experts for their inspection of Red Flag Consulting computers. Photograph: Getty

The High Court will on Friday hear details of a dispute over the access being provided by a Dublin-based consulting firm to experts for businessman De(...)

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